Episodes

#197 —👩🏿‍🏫 Education as marketing

Feb. 15, 2022

Revisiting Lunch Pail Labs content approach for 2022 now that we've clarified a new infinite game . Jamming about that, marketing as education and content experiments for the meantime.

#196 —🕹 Lunch Pail's infinite game

Feb. 14, 2022

Recently ran into the full quote of the popular jack of all trade adage ("jack of all trades is a master of none, but better than a master of one") as well as what it means to be t-shaped . Jamming on Lunch Pail's infinite …

#195 — 🪞 week in review

Feb. 12, 2022

It's the weekly, week in review episode ( here's the template I use). Discussing the wins and losses and all that jazz at Lunch Pail Labs this week (2-07/22 - 2/11/22)

#194 — 🏗 To build or to outsource?

Feb. 10, 2022

No-code has made building apps 10x faster 🙌🏿, but many tools still have a learning curve. I've had a few convos with founders deciding whether to learn no-code or outsource a build to a service provider and found this helpf…

#193 — 💲 Pricing and no-code

Feb. 10, 2022

Been seeing a lot of chatter on Twitter about pricing and no-code and how statements like x tool are easy devalue the ecosystem. I think we're (emphasis on me too) generally positioning the wrong problem and share some thoug…

#192 — 🎢 upstream and downstream effort

Feb. 8, 2022

I've been slogging it through it lately and ran into this Ted Talk about trying too hard. Jamming about topics covered in that ted talk like upstream effort and downstream effort and evaluating where I can minimize upstream …

#191 — 🚢Ship 30 for 30 is over & what's next for daily writing

Feb. 7, 2022

Today's episode is about ship 30 for 30 . The cohort is officially over 🙌🏿,, I'll still be writing for another 1-2 weeks since I have 7 essays to write (i only shipped on weekdays👀 ) but in this episode, I reflect on the exp…

#190 — 🪞 week in review

Feb. 4, 2022

It's the weekly, week in review episode ( here's the template I use). Discussing the wins and losses and all that jazz at Lunch Pail Labs this week (1-31/22 - 2/04/22)

#189 — 🤝 growth through alliances

Feb. 3, 2022

I first heard of growing through alliances from Alan Weiss , who has been independent consulting for decades, author of over 500 articles and 60 consulting books, and pioneered the value-based fees approach. He doesn't hire …

#188 — 🎙 Lessons learned from this regular audio diary

Feb. 2, 2022

I’ve been running a public daily audio diary (what you're listening to now!) about Lunch Pail Labs since the end of 2020. They are short (usually ~10 minutes) episodes on the biggest thing on my mind that day and topics ran…

#187 — 📚 no-code education for entrepreneurs

Feb. 1, 2022

Jamming on no-code education for entrepreneurs and where it might fit in the services journey map of a provider. Here are the other links I referenced in the episode: 4 courses and cohorts for entrepreneurs to validate their…

#186 — 🚢 1/2 way through ship 30 for 30

Jan. 31, 2022

I joined ship 30 for 30 in early January to help me develop a shipping x writing habit. Prior to that, I had a daily writing habit but I struggled to complete full essays and share them. The ship 30 for 30 challenge is to wr…

#185 — 🔍 Week in Review

Jan. 28, 2022

It's the weekly, week in review episode ( here's the template I use). Discussing the wins and losses and all that jazz at Lunch Pail Labs this week (1-24/22 - 1/28/22)

#184 —🪡 Digital minimalism as a digital entrepreneur

Jan. 28, 2022

Jamming about digital minimalism and how I'm thinking about it at Lunch Pail Labs.

#183 — 🧙🏿‍♀️ Open-source the future of no-code

Jan. 26, 2022

Jamming about recent trends in open-source SAAS and how that can be applied to no-code as well as some tools that I'm keen on trying. Here are the tools mentioned in the episode Tooljet N8N Budibase Appsmith Nocodb And here'…

#182 — 🛠Operational tools replacing the firm

Jan. 25, 2022

Today's episode is an expansion of the software stacks as the firm concept that I mentioned in the nature of the firm and solopreneurship podcast episode and essay . Specifically operational tools that are supporting this ch…

#181 — 🧪 Are experiments atomic products?

Jan. 24, 2022

This episode is an extension of the atomic product episode that I shared a few weeks back. Today, cracked open the Wiley book of Testing business ideas and picked out a few tactics I might try. Overall I think I'm looking fo…

#180 — 🔍 Week in Review

Jan. 21, 2022

It's the weekly, week in review episode ( here's the template I use). Discussing the wins and losses and all that jazz at Lunch Pail Labs.

#179 — 🧠 Mental models for life and business

Jan. 20, 2022

A mental model is a representation of how something works. They help us simplify the complex into understandable and organizable chunks. From Elon Musk to Charlie Munger, many of the world’s popular leaders use mental models…

#178 —💼 Working in public

Jan. 19, 2022

Transparency and openness are en vogue. There’s the open startup trend that companies like Butter and Ghost embrace, Austin Kleon put out the call for artists and creators to Show Your Work in his 2014 book, and many creator…

#177 — 🍱 Curation opportunities in no-code

Jan. 18, 2022

A lot of no-code tools have networks at play with the hard side of the network being services providers, component developers, educators, and template designers. As networks become more successful there is a risk of overcrow…

#176 — 💂🏾‍♂️ Plugins and networked products

Jan. 17, 2022

Reflections on Andrew Chen's Cold Start problem, networked products, overcrowding, and some indie opportunities for no-code.

#175 — 🔍 Week in Review

Jan. 15, 2022

It's the weekly, week in review episode ( here's the template I use). Discussing the wins and losses and all that jazz at Lunch Pail Labs.

#174 — 🥵 Soloprenuership and combatting overwhelm

Jan. 14, 2022

I saw a tweet recently ripping on the four-day workweek and how it doesn't make sense if you're serious about your career. I've definitely felt this. This time last year I was taking meetings anytime (sometimes until 10 pm 🥴…